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SCANA is only a good deal for shareholders

SCE&G (owned by parent company SCANA) electric customers pay the highest rates in South Carolina. At 13.6 cents per kilowatt hour, SCE&G customers pay 23% more than Duke Energy customers

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Griffin opposes annexation of property near West Ashley Walmart

Charleston City Councilman Harry Griffin told the Greater Lowcountry Republican Club Tuesday that he opposes the annexation of property located behind West Ashley Walmart, contending that the increased density allowed

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Mandarin infusion school starting in the Lowcountry

East Light Academy of Charleston will open this fall. It is a Mandarin Chinese Immersion K – 2nd grade charter school that is located at 2325 Charleston Regional Parkway, off

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Ryan budget aimed at de-railing Trump agenda

In a move reminiscent of the 2010 House vote on Obamacare, Speaker Paul Ryan furnished members with copies of the 2200 page 2018 omnibus spending bill only 16 hours before

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Sanford to explore funding for Church Creek Basin projects

Congressman Mark Sanford said Friday that he would explore federal funding options for the projects outlined in the Church Creek Drainage Basin Study. The study report outlined seven engineering upgrades

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Free parking gives West Ashley businesses a competitive edge

The City of Charleston recently decided to double the parking fee for its 1700 metered parking spaces to $2 per hour.  WTMA radio host Charlie James received more than an

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After 11 years, Sam Rittenberg has new left turn lanes

Charleston County Council Chairman Vic Rawl performed a ribbon-cutting to commemorate the opening of two new left-turn lanes onto Sam Rittenberg Boulevard at the intersection with Ashley River Road, a

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Templeton wants South Carolina grads to get hired by SC companies

Standing alongside two homeschool families, gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton expressed the importance of preparing South Carolina students for the high-paying manufacturing jobs being created around the state.  She said, “It’s

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$43 Million in Church Creek drainage recommendations published

The City of Charleston recently published the recommendations provided by engineering firm Weston and Sampson in the Church Creek Drainage Basin Study. There are seven recommended engineering upgrades which will

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Bicycle activists should wait on a new Ashley River bridge

Bicyclist activists, led by the well-funded non-profit Charleston Moves, have been clamoring for years for public funding for a bicycle path connecting West Ashley and downtown Charleston across the Ashley

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